All posts by Randy Russon

Ford praises Romano et al


Randy Russon
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May 9, 2020

Ontario premier Doug Ford, in his daily televised briefing relative to the COVID-19 crisis, took the time today to praise the member of provincial parliament for Sault Ste. Marie.

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May we be okay in May


Randy Russon
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May 4, 2020

We seem to be getting past first base. As in flattening the curve from the 100 mile an hour fastball that COVID-19 threw at the world. Doug Ford, the province’s stand-up, no-nonsense premier, has lauded Ontario residents for stepping up to the plate when called upon. And in Sault Ste. Marie, team work has been evident.

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‘We’re getting close’ — Ford


Randy Russon
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April 30, 2020

Premier Doug Ford said today that Ontario is “getting close” to re-opening. Appearing on live television from Queen’s Park in Toronto, Ford noted that the provincial government has a sector-specific list of guidelines to protect workers, consumers and the general public from the spread of COVID-19.

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Supporting one another


Randy Russon
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April 27, 2020

There is irony in the following words. That is, as we maintain separation while practicing social distance, we need to be members of a team by sticking together.

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Northern Superior delivers


Randy Russon
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April 20, 2020

Operating at full strength from its lower Pim St. location in the Sault’s downtown, Northern Superior Brewing Co. has various options relative to purchasing its products.

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Trying to defeat COVID-19


Randy Russon
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April 19, 2020

Premier Doug Ford and Ontario’s Progressive Conservative government have confirmed a $20 million investment towards advanced medical research and development of tools and resources to try to combat COVID-19 — and other infectious diseases — throughout the province.

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Remote property tax relief


Randy Russon
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April 7, 2020

Relative and sensitive to the COVID-19 crisis, Ontario’s Progressive Conservative government is deferring $15 million in property taxes for residents and businesses in areas of northern Ontario that are located outside municipal boundaries.

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Radio newscaster flashback


Randy Russon
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April 7, 2020

I have worked in the local radio business as a sportscaster, on and off, since 1975. And besides the “good sports” who I have worked alongside, there has also been a memorable cast of news hounds who I shared a microphone with at 920 CKCY, YES-FM et al.

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$420,800 for social services


Randy Russon
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April 3, 2020

The Ontario government, via the Sault’s member of provincial parliament Ross Romano, is coming through with the tidy sum of $420,800 for the city’s social services.

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Ford to release the facts


Randy Russon
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April 2, 2020

Ontario Premier Doug Ford has confirmed that he has instructed government health officials to release projection numbers on where the province is headed relative to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Doug Ford shows leadership


Randy Russon
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March 31, 2020

It is no longer just a campaign slogan. Flexing strength and the ability to govern and work with others as a true leader, Ontario Premier Doug Ford is showing that he really is “for the people.”

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Ford commends Trudeau


Randy Russon
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March 24, 2020

As we are in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis that is affecting all of us, it is truly inspiring when government leaders from different political parties are publicly supportive of one another.

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No cash at Mackinac Bridge


Randy Russon
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March 18, 2020

Located about 50 miles south of the Michigan Sault, the Mackinac Bridge Authority will no longer accept cash at its toll booths until further notice. The new measure takes effect this Saturday amid concerns of the coronavirus, Sault Business Matters has confirmed.

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College, university combo


Randy Russon
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March 15, 2020

There is good news out there relative to education, in this case post secondary schooling throughout northern Ontario, including Algoma University and Sault College.

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We see a sign of spring


Randy Russon
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March 6, 2020

As the weekend forecast is for warmer temperatures and a melting of snow, Monday will bring another sign of spring to the Twin Sault area.

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City councilors to talk it up


Randy Russon
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February 27, 2020

Local radio station Eagle 95.1 is ready to talk the talk. Twin Sault Talk will make its debut on Eagle 95.1 this Sunday at noon and Sault Business Matters has confirmed who the guests on the first show will be.

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Twin Sault Talk ready to air


Randy Russon
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February 19, 2020

A new, local content, talk radio show that has been in the works for several weeks is slated to hit the airwaves on Sunday, March 1 at noon, Sault Business Matters has confirmed.

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Tasting events at Broers


Randy Russon
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February 11, 2020

First, the whisky. Later, the wine. Broers Jansen, located in the Sault’s downtown, is planning a series of tasting events.

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Eagle-eyed weather nerd


Randy Russon
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February 6, 2020

Jim Lehocky remembers being six years old and seeing his first severe storm. From that day on, Lehocky — who is now the staff meteorologist for Sault radio station Eagle 95.1 — aspired to be a weather man.

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This is for you, Nick Caruso


Randy Russon
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February 2, 2020

Every so often in life, comes a person of unassuming and selfless nature who, despite being on the quiet side, nonetheless makes an immediate and everlasting impact.

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